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Mauna Kea: A Guide to Hawai'i's Sacred Mountain
Rising 14,000 feet into the clear skies of the Big Island of Hawaii, Mauna Kea is a special place a sacred mountain to be approached with reverence and respect. Beneath Mauna Keas often snow-capped summit are historic Hawaiian sites, rare flora and fauna, spectacular vistas and, for astronomers, the best base on Earth for exploring the universe. Co-written by Mauna Kea Vis ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Watermark Publishing
(first published September 1st 2005)
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Great information about the Mauna Kea area. The information is a little dated on the recent stuff, but the history is all there. After visiting the summit and getting this book at the VIS, I learned a whole lot more about the observatories and now I want to visit again. I will use this information to plan a more productive visit.